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Temuco to Pucon Transfer
The Temuco Airport to Pucon Transfer services costs about $US20 and is a 1.5 to 2 hour Sprinter transfer service.
Beginner Whitewater Kayak Chile Trips
Multiple Dates Available
For BEGINNER (no experience required) kayakers keen to learn the combat roll and paddling fundamentals on Chile rivers. Bring a friend or meet new ones while you learn to kayak Chile rivers. All-inclusive
Chile Kayak y Multi-Adventure Trips Calendar
Calendar details best white water kayak Chile and multi-sport adventure trips by month and skill. Links to trip data make reserving your trip easy.
Chile Coronavirus Checklist for International Tourists
Updated NOV 19, 2020 Traveler Abstract This is a resource for Pucón Kayak Retreat (PKR) guests, kayakers, and travel enthusiasts detailing Chile's new international tourist requirements. There are three requirements: Negative Coronavirus test 48 hours prior to...
How Cheap Are Chile Airfares Due to COVID?
Chile borders open to internationl tourists. Airfares are trending toward lower prices. What prices are you discovering? Share here.
Crowd Source Your Dream Chile Kayak Trip
Crowd source your dream Chile Kayak trip via gifts, donating gear, Chile river awareness… learn more.
Chile Reduces Travel Alert from Level 4 to 3
Chile Travel Alert Reduces from Level 4 to 3!!!
Boyd Ruppelt – Extreme Kayaker
An adrenalin junkie Boyd has tried it all – sky diving, running extreme waterfalls, raising exotic frogs, international expeditions, and film production. Boyd’s education and classroom background gives kayaker students an excellent presentation of both advanced and...
David Hughes – Owner Pucon Kayak Retreat
David spent his childhood on a farm in rural Tennessee where his parents still live today. He comes from a family of preternaturally gifted athletes who instilled grit and work ethic.
Jessi Watson – Kitchen & Beverage
Jessi was recommended via our affiliate Colorado Mountain College Culinary Arts department. Jessi took the kitchen bull by the horns and raised the bar on our appetizers and meals menu. Keeping guests and staff well fed translates to a happy retreat experience.
Kesha’s father Don introduced her to whitewater on the banks of the Nantahala at the early age of five. From there she was hooked and would later become a kayak instructor for NOC and go onto win the coveted Green Race Champion title. An avid creeker Kesha loves paddling.